GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Contemporary Blues Album - or Contemporary Blues Recording

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Best Contemporary Blues Album - or Contemporary Blues Recording

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Fantastic Negrito

Have You Lost Your Mind Yet?

Fantastic Negrito, producer; Nahuel Bronzini, Migui Maloles & Trevor Orriss, engineers/mixers

nominees

North Mississippi Allstars
Ruthie Foster

Live At The Paramount

G. Love

The Juice

Bettye LaVette

Blackbirds

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
Gary Clark Jr.

This Land

Gary Clark Jr. & Jacob Sciba, producers; Gary Clark Jr., Joseph Holguin & Jacob Sciba, engineers/mixers

nominees

Larkin Poe

Venom & Faith

Sugaray Rayford

Somebody Save Me

Southern Avenue

Keep On

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
Fantastic Negrito

Please Don't Be Dead

Fantastic Negrito, producer; Nahuel Bronzini, Alexandro "Migui" Maloles & Matt Winegar, engineers/mixers

nominees

Victor Wainwright And The Train

Danielle Nicole

Cry No More

Boz Scaggs

Out Of The Blues

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Taj Mahal, Keb'Mo'

Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo', producers; Zach Allen, John Caldwell, Ross Hogarth & Casey Wasner, engineers/mixers

nominees

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Recorded Live In Lafayette

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Live From The Fox Oakland

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Fantastic Negrito

The Last Days Of Oakland

Fantastic Negrito, producer; Alexandro "Migui" Maloles, Jabari Tawiah & Matt Winegar, engineers/mixers

nominees

Joe Louis Walker

Everybody Wants A Piece

Janiva Magness

Love Wins Again

Kenny Neal

Bloodline

The Record Company

Give It Back To You

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge, Ducky Carlisle, Vance Powell

Living Proof

Tom Hambridge, producer; Ducky Carlisle, Tom Hambridge & Vance Powell, engineers/mixers

nominees

Solomon Burke

Nothing's Impossible

Bettye LaVette

Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook

Hubert Sumlin
,
Bryan Lee

Live! In Chicago

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Featuring Hubert Sumlin, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Bryan Lee, And Buddy Flett

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Chris Shaw

Already Free

Chris Shaw, Bobby Tis & Marty Wall, engineers/mixers

nominees

This Time

Ruthie Foster

The Truth According To Ruthie Foster

Mavis Staples

Live: Hope At The Hideout

Susan Tedeschi

Back To The River

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Dr. John

City That Care Forgot

Dr. John And The Lower 911

nominees

Marcia Ball

Peace, Love & BBQ

Solomon Burke

Like A Fire

Taj Mahal

Maestro

Irma Thomas

Simply Grand

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
JJ Cale, Eric Clapton, Alan Douglas

The Road To Escondido

JJ Cale, Eric Clapton & Simon Climie, producers; Alan Douglas & Mick Guzauski, engineers

nominees

Joan Armatrading

Into The Blues

Is It News

Robben Ford

Truth

Bettye LaVette

The Scene Of The Crime

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Irma Thomas, Adam Taylor

After The Rain

nominees

Live From Across The Pond

Dr. John

Sippiana Hericane

Keb'Mo'

Suitcase

Susan Tedeschi

Hope And Desire

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Delbert McClinton, Ray Kennedy

Cost Of Living

Delbert McClinton & Gary Nicholson, producers; Ray Kennedy, engineer/mixer; Matthew P. Andrews, engineer

nominees

North Mississippi Allstars

Electric Blue Watermelon

Solomon Burke

Make Do With What You Got

Buddy Guy

Bring 'Em In

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Keb'Mo', Mark Johnson

Keep It Simple

Keb' Mo', producer; Mark Johnson & Keb' Mo', engineers/mixers

nominees

Dr. John

N'awlinz Dis Dat Or D'udda

Van Morrison

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Charlie Musselwhite
Johnny Winter

I'm A Bluesman

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Etta James

Let's Roll

Donto James, Etta James, Sametto James & Josh Sklair, producers; Donto James, engineer

nominees

Howard Tate

Rediscovered

Susan Tedeschi

Wait For Me

Marcia Ball

So Many Rivers

The Road We're On

45th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2002)
 
winner
Solomon Burke, Joe Henry

Don't Give Up On Me

Joe Henry, producer; S. Husky Höskulds, engineer/mixer

nominees

Etta James

Burnin' Down The House

Etta James & The Roots Band

Delbert McClinton

Room To Breathe

Charlie Musselwhite

One Night In America

North Mississippi Allstars
44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner
Delbert McClinton

Nothing Personal

Delbert McClinton & Gary Nicholson, producers; Richard Dodd & Don Smith, engineers

nominees

The Door

Keb' Mo'

Dr. John

Creole Moon

Buddy Guy

Sweet Tea

Etta James

Matriarch Of The Blues

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner

Tony Braunagel, producer; Terry Becker & Joe McGrath, engineers/mixers

nominees

Bobby Rush

Hoochie Man (Album)

Koko Taylor

Royal Blue (Album)

North Mississippi Allstars

Shake Hands With Shorty (Album)

Shemekia Copeland

Wicked (Album)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner

Take Your Shoes Off

nominees

Jonny Lang

Wander This World (Album)

Little Milton

Welcome To Little Milton (Album)

Charlie Musselwhite

Continental Drifter (Album)

Live In Chicago (Album)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Keb'Mo'

Slow Down

nominees

B.B. King

Deuces Wild (Album)

Buddy Guy

Heavy Love (Album)

Etta James

Life, Love And The Blues (Album)

Marcia Ball
,
Irma Thomas
,
Tracy Nelson

Sing It! (Album)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Taj Mahal

Señor Blues

nominees

Reckless (Album)

Sweet Potato Pie (Album)

Dr. John

Trippin' Live (Album)

Boz Scaggs

Come On Home (Album)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
Keb'Mo'

Just Like You

nominees

Bo Diddley

A Man Amongst Men (Album)

Buddy Guy

Live! The Real Deal (Album)

Buddy Guy With G. E. Smith And The Saturday Night Live Band

Long Way Home (Album)

Taj Mahal

Phantom Blues (Album)

Sad Street (Album)

Bobby Blue Bland

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Buddy Guy

Slippin' In

nominees

Some Rainy Morning (Album)

The Man (Album)

Albert Collins

(Live '92 - '93) (Album)

Albert Collins And The Icebreakers

Percy Sledge

Blue Night (Album)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner

Father Father

nominees

Koko Taylor

Force Of Nature (Album)

Shame + A Sin (Album)

Jimmie Vaughan

Strange Pleasure (Album)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Buddy Guy

Feels Like Rain

nominees

Johnny Winter

Hey, Where's Your Brother? (Album)

Paul Rodgers

Muddy Water Blues - A Tribute To Muddy Waters (Album)

Mystic Mile (Album)

John Mayall

Wake Up Call (Album)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner
Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Sky Is Crying

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

nominees

I Was Warned (Album)

Peace To The Neighborhood (Album)

Robben Ford And The Blue Line (Album)

Etta James

The Right Time (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
Buddy Guy

Damn Right, I've Got The Blues

nominees

Albert Collins

Albert Collins (Album)

Johnny Winter

Let Me In (Album)

Irma Thomas

Live...Simply The Best (Album)

Signature (Album)

Charles Musselwhite

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

Family Style

nominees

Koko Taylor

Jump For Joy (Album)

Midnight Stroll (Album)

The Robert Cray Band Featuring The Memphis Horns

B.B. King

Red Hot And Blue (Track)

Etta James

Stickin' To My Guns (Album)

32nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1989)
 
winner
Stevie Ray Vaughan

In Step

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

nominees

B.B. King

King Of The Blues: 1989 (Album)

Delbert McClinton

Live From Austin (Album)

Midnight Run (Album)

Koko Taylor

Wang Dang Doodle (Track)

31st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1988)
 
winner

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

nominees

Blues You Can Use (Album)

Ry Cooder

Low-Commotion (Track)

Etta James

Seven Year Itch (Album)

Robben Ford

Talk To Your Daughter (Album)

30th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1987)
 
winner

Strong Persuader

nominees

After All (Album)

Glazed (Album)

Earl King And Roomful Of Blues

Buckwheat Zydeco

On A Night Like This

B.B. King

Standing On The Edge Of Love (Track)